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Rhode Island Housing: 2016 Annual Report: Housing Investment

Housing Investment.

Strengthening Our Communities.

Strengthening Our Economy.

2016 Annual Report

2016 was a record-breaking year for RIHousing. Under the leadership of Governor Gina Raimondo and the General Assembly, our state's economy continued to grow, and we are proud to say that RIHousing was a significant partner. In 2016, we had an overall economic impact of $657 million to the state's economy while putting Rhode Islanders to work.

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NLIHC: HUD Nominations

May 01, 2017

President Trump Nominates Pamela Patenaude as HUD Deputy Secretary 

The White House announced on April 28 its intention to nominate Pamela Patenaude to be deputy secretary of HUD. Ms. Patenaude is currently the president of the J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation for Housing America’s Families. Previously, she served as the director of the Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission.

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Enterprise: Congress Reaches Deal on FY17 Spending Bill

May 1, 2017

Posted By: Clay Kerchof

Over the weekend, top congressional leaders and appropriators came to a bipartisan compromise on government funding for the remainder of the fiscal year, averting a government shutdown. The legislative text for the remaining eleven fiscal year (FY) 2017 appropriations bills that had not yet been finalized was released early Monday morning. Given its bipartisan nature, the omnibus package will likely be passed and signed into law before the end of the week when the current weeklong continuing resolution expires on May 5.

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Pro Bono Collaborative: Volunteer to Help Immigrant Families Complete Family Preparedness Plans

Training for New Volunteers and Pro Bono Attorneys

Thursday, May 4

3:30-5:30 pm

Calcutt Middle School

112 Washington Street

Central Falls, RI

Learn how to help immigrant families, with minor children, plan for the possibility of detention or deportation. After the training, volunteers can sign up to help at events in the community.

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Next City: This Is What Housing Discrimination in the U.S. Looks Like

BY KELSEY E. THOMAS | APRIL 20, 2017

In the wake of the Great Depression, the U.S. government developed a system of federal agencies aimed at building community wealth through homeownership. This vast network built wealth at the family and community level for millions of people — but only if they were white. Building on centuries of inequalities, these discriminatory policies and practices led to rampant segregation.

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RICH: Please Join Us at the State House on May 10th!

Join Us at the State House for 2017 "Power of Community" Advocacy Day

Wednesday, May 10th

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

2nd floor at the State House

82 Smith Street * Providence

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NLIHC: Take Action! Join Advocates in Urging Congress to Fund Affordable Housing Investments for the Remainder of FY2017

Take Action! Join Advocates for Today's Twitterstorm & Next Week's National Call-In Day

Tell your members of Congress to pass final spending bills for FY17 before the April 28 deadline and to protect affordable housing investments.

Lawmakers must pass spending bills by April 28 to avoid a government shutdown. Failure to pass full spending bills puts vital investments in affordable housing and community development at risk. By participating in today's twitterstorm and a national call-in day on April 26, you can urge Congress to pass a clean budget and protect critical investments.

Twitterstorm Today at 3pm ET

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East Greenwich Pendulum: EGTC removes zoning amendment from agenda

By GABRIELLE FALLETTA  

Apr 15, 2017

EAST GREENWICH- Many residents grew concerned late last week after coming home to find flyers in their mailboxes alerting them of a proposed zoning ordinance amendment that would allow for more affordable housing units to be built in town. Although the ordinance amendment was previously an agenda item for a town council meeting that was set for April 10, the meeting was later cancelled, causing confusion about the ordinance and the town’s plans.

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Rhode Island Housing: Rental Resource Guide

There are many sources to use when looking for a home to rent. Below we have listed two trusted sources, however you can also check other websites, the newspaper as well as one of the many other free publications available throughout the state.

Our Rental Resource Guide contains apartment listings and offers key information on what services are available to Rhode Islanders so they can find an apartment that meets all of their needs.

English Rental Resource Guide

Spanish Rental Resource Guide

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Mark Your Calendars: Save the Date for the 2017 Housing Fact Book Luncheon!

The 2017 Housing Fact Book marks the 13th edition of this annual publication and will take a deeper dive into Rhode Island communities through the introduction of regional data. With the addition of regional data, HousingWorks RI plans to provide a wider overview to Rhode Island residents of the state’s 39 cities and towns through analyzing the overall impact of encompassing communities.

Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence

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